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Throughout the years, Detroit Metro Airport has grown and changed with the times. During the golden age of flight, the airport served the local community by providing transportation and employment. In World War II, Romulus Army Air Field served the military by transporting B-24 Liberator bombers to the East Coast. It was also a transfer base for P-39 Airacobras and P-63 Kingcobras to be flown to the Soviet Union via Great Falls, Montana, and Alaska. The war ended, and the airport became a civilian operation again, with the Air National Guard maintaining a presence. During the Cold War, the airport saw the presence of nuclear weapons, but by the end of 1971 the weapons and the Air National Guard were gone. Constant upgrades in technology for safety and security make the passenger experience as pleasant and exciting as possible.

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Daniel W. Mason studied history at Lake Superior State College during the early 1980s. Employed by FedEx Express as a tractor-trailer driver, Mason still studies history and is currently working to create, with the help of the Wayne County Airport Authority, an archive and museum for Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738588513
Author:
Mason, Daniel W.
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Subject:
Avi
Subject:
Mi-
Subject:
World History-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20111231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200, Black and White
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 x 0.31 in 10.5 oz

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